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SAVE THE DATE: Twelfth Annual Arthur Lyons Film Festival Coming May 10-13, 2012

SAVE THE DATE:

Twelfth Annual Arthur Lyons Film Festival

Coming May 10-13, 2012



Popular festival well-known for screening rare and rarely seen Film Noir classics;

All Access Passes go on sale April 1, 2012.





The Palm Springs Cultural Center announced today that…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on March 29, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

12th Annual Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival: May 10 - 13, 2012.

The 12th Annual Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival is scheduled for May 10 - 13, 2012.



Founded in 2000 by the late mystery author and Palm Springs community leader Arthur Lyons, this unique festival features an eclectic mixture of landmark…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on February 10, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Some Reading

No Way Out: Existential Motifs in the Film Noir, is a worthwhile essay in the,  Film Noir Reader.

Added by George Cheoros on May 14, 2011 at 3:31pm — No Comments

Actress Stefanie Powers to Open 2011 Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival.

The Opening Night of the 2011 Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival will include a very special appearance by actress Stefanie Powers. Miss Powers, perhaps best known for her role on the popular television series, Hart to Hart, will attend the screening of the 1962 thriller Experiment in Terror (7:30pm on Thursday, May 12).  



Directed by Blake Edwards, Experiment in Terror starred Glenn…
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Added by Michael Carroll Green on April 12, 2011 at 6:47pm — No Comments

Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival Announces partial list of Screenings

Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival

 Announces partial list of Screenings;

Guest Appearances For 2011 Edition



The Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival, which is being presented by the Palm Springs Cultural Center at the Camelot Theatres from May 12th through the 15th, has announced a partial list of films and guest appearances for its eleventh edition.



A…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on March 24, 2011 at 6:22pm — No Comments

Jon Hall and Evelyn Ankers. Great film Stars of a forgotton era.

Added by Malcolm James on March 13, 2011 at 5:03am — No Comments

Edward G.Robinson

Added by Malcolm James on February 14, 2011 at 5:54am — No Comments

Real Noir.

Added by Malcolm James on January 1, 2011 at 6:08am — No Comments

"Brighton Rock" 1947 British Noir.

Added by Malcolm James on December 16, 2010 at 5:23am — No Comments

Ernest Borgnine to Open Tenth Annual Arthur Lyons’ Film Noir Festival

Beloved Actor Ernest Borgnine

to Open Tenth Annual Arthur Lyons’ Film Noir Festival

With Screening of “Pay or Die.”



The stars are coming out for the Tenth…
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Added by Michael Carroll Green on April 18, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Tenth Annual Arthur Lyons’ Film Noir Festival To Include Appearance by Legendary Actress June Lockhart.

Although most baby boomers probably remember her either as Timmy’s mother, Ruth on Lassie, or better yet, as Maureen Robinson on Lost in Space, June Lockhart’s amazing career in movies, television, and on Broadway, started long before either of her well-loved television characters were ever conceived by their creators.



The daughter of actors (Canadian-born Gene Lockhart and English-born actress Kathleen…
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Added by Michael Carroll Green on April 13, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Tenth Anniversary Edition of Film Noir Festival Releases Partial List of Screenings



The 2010 Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival, which is being presented by the Palm Springs Cultural Center, is celebrating its Tenth Anniversary with a very special selection of films, and some extra special guest appearances. Films and stars confirmed to date include: …



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Added by Michael Carroll Green on April 4, 2010 at 9:41pm — No Comments

Partial List of Screenings Announced for 10th Anniversary Edition of Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival

The Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival is pleased to announce

the confirmation of the following screenings and guests for our 10th

anniversary festival to be held May 13-16, 2010 at the Camelot Theatres in beautiful

Palm Springs, California:



Bury Me Dead (1947) with special guest appearance by JUNE…

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Added by Michael Carroll Green on April 1, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Red Roses and Petrol - feature film starring Malcolm McDowell, with tunes from Susanna Hoffs and Flogging Molly!

Amid a haze of cigarette smoke and uneaten food, the family of Enda Doyle (Malcolm McDowell) gathers in Dublin for his wake. A university librarian, poet, and complicated man, he has left behind a trail of unresolved issues, a dysfunctional family, and a disturbing mystery. “Red Roses and Petrol”, a darkly comic feature film from director Tamar Simon Hoffs, explores the emotional twists and turns of familial relationships.



“Red Roses and Petrol” won first prize at the Avignon Film… Continue

Added by Ash Luu on December 24, 2009 at 5:01pm — No Comments

Ninth Annual Film Noir Festival Opens to Packed House.

The Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival hosted a packed house last night for the opening of the ninth annual tribute to all things Noir. Noir fans, local residents and several stars came out and walked the Black Carpet before the screening of BIGGER THAN LIFE - the 1956 Film Noir Classic starring James Mason, Walter Matthau, and Barbara Rush (who made a special guest appearance).



Alan Rode, Festival Director, opened the festival and thanked the Palm Springs Cultural… Continue

Added by Michael Carroll Green on May 29, 2009 at 4:39pm — No Comments

Ninth Annual Film Noir Festival To Open On Thursday, May 28th.

Opening Night for the 2009 Arthur Lyons Film Noir Film Festival, which is being presented by the Palm Springs Cultural Center, is just days away, and the Opening Night Festivities promise to make the Ninth edition of the popular annual event the best ever!



BIGGER THAN LIFE, a forgotten, noir-stained classic directed by the great Nicholas Ray (Rebel without a Cause, In a Lonely Place, They Live by Night), opens the Festival, and will be screened at 7:30pm, with an Opening Reception… Continue

Added by Michael Carroll Green on May 26, 2009 at 9:09am — No Comments

FILM NOIR FAVORITES: Joan Crawford is “Too Hungry for Love!” In FEMALE ON THE BEACH!

Long before she became Blanche Hudson in WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE, and long before her daughter Christina made her infamous as MOMMIE DEAREST, Joan Crawford had already earned her place as one of the Queens of Hollywood’s Golden Age. Her movie career encompassed more than 45 years and 80 films, and included her Oscar Award-winning performance as Mildred Pierce in the movie by the same name. And although she had some great lines over the years (both onscreen and offscreen), some… Continue

Added by Michael Carroll Green on May 20, 2009 at 10:25am — No Comments

FILM NOIR FAVORITES: Before she played Pat Nixon, Patty McCormack was “THE BAD SEED.”

Actress Patty McCormack has played many roles in her long career, including numerous credits in film, on Broadway, and in television (with over 250 television appearances). Most recently, she played Pat Nixon, wife of President Richard M. Nixon, in the Oscar-nominated Ron Howard film, FROST/NIXON. And on Friday, May 29th, Patty McCormack is coming to Palm Springs to celebrate another of her roles - one of her first, in fact. It was a role she originally played in the… Continue

Added by Michael Carroll Green on May 17, 2009 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Check out Crime Culture

Noir Enthusiasts will enjoy www.Crimeculture.com - a crime fiction site with which we have a reciprocal link.



www.Crimeculture.com was established in 2002 as an academic internet site for anyone teaching or studying crime fiction, film and graphic art. Recent years have seen a huge growth in the number of university courses being offered on crime-related topics.



The authors, Lee and Katharine Horsley, established the site because they hope it will be an exciting… Continue

Added by Michael Carroll Green on May 7, 2009 at 3:57pm — No Comments

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